Fiji Time: 1:14 AM on Monday 24 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Jasa set for big debut

Rashneel Kumar
Friday, February 01, 2013

"WE are ready."

Those were the words of the Digicel Fiji Sevens team skipper Setefano Cakau as the national side get into action from midday today in the Wellington 7s.

The 34-year-old Namosi man said the preparation had finished and now it was their turn to perform on the field.

Cakau, one of the old hands in the team, remains optimistic of their chance in the Wellington 7s which will be played at the Cake Tin.

"The boys are all ready and raring to take the field," the soft-spoken Cakau said.

Cakau said the team's morale had been boosted with the support during a visit at the Wellington Regional Hospital yesterday.

The players had an emotional moment as they spent some time with the patients in the children's ward.

Team trainer Max Hughes thanked the staff of the hospital for caring for the children in ensuring they had a healthy future.

"We used to do this in Fiji. This is the first time we visited a hospital in New Zealand and it gave us an opportunity to meet with the young rugby fans," Cakau added.

"Almost all of us have children and it's really sad to see them in the hospital because we as parents want our children to be well and healthy."





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. This team is much fitter than Gold Coast winning team says Ryan
  2. $50m more
  3. Sturridge out for the season
  4. Chaudhry describes budget as 'ambitious and unrealistic'
  5. Fijians win
  6. Boxing: Loss ends Cameron's career
  7. Three drown
  8. Fiji's return anticipated
  9. FCEF: Budget to help Fijians
  10. Alcohol duty up by 10pc

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tourist's death: Murder accused to appear in court Monday (17 Nov)
  2. Stabbed to death Tuesday (18 Nov)
  3. Prime Minister Modi arrives in Fiji Wednesday (19 Nov)
  4. Kill victim cried for help Tuesday (18 Nov)
  5. The man behind the scene Monday (17 Nov)
  6. Bula Mr Modi Wednesday (19 Nov)
  7. Man found unconscious, dies in hospital Monday (17 Nov)
  8. Modi-fied Thursday (20 Nov)
  9. Modi announces visa on arrival for Fiji people Wednesday (19 Nov)
  10. WHAT FIJI WILL GET Thursday (20 Nov)